A Bloggers Monthly Checklist

The last in the series guiding you through the daily, weekly and monthly life of a blogger. There is more to it but these three guides should give you a good start and serve to steer you in the right direction. Whether you blog as part of a Content Marketing plan, part of an affiliate program, to earn extra income or just because you like it, make sure you have some fun while you plug away at that keyboard.

A Blogger'sMonthly Schedule

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DS Boot Camp: Leads

Leads are the lifeblood of any business. In Direct Sales, it is doubly important and at the same time almost twice as hard. DS gets a stigma which shuts down leads before they even have a chance to hear your message. Here are some places to get new leads. Remember, people buy from people they trust. Develop the trust, then develop the lead.

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Direct Sales Boot Camp: The Do’s and Don’ts of DS

The Direct Sales landscape can be tricky to navigate for new and old reps alike. I have put together a list of things to do and not to do as you run your DS business. Theses are proven strategies I have seen work with multiple companies and reps.

 

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Should You be Worried About the New Facebook Algorithm?

WorldShould you be worried about the new Facebook algorithm? In a word, nope. While flash-in-the-pan marketers are trying to figure out how to not get trapped behind the new Facebook algorithms, serious marketers aren’t worried. Facebook will be basing what people see on how much time is spent viewing a post. Increase read time, increased post exposure. A word of advice? Don’t use tricks or gimmicks to increase the time people spend viewing your post, use sound marketing techniques. So, how do you make sure your posts get priority with the new system? Provide content to your customers.Here’s how to make the best of this new opportunity.

  1. Relevant – Make sure your content matters. Keep your customers interests in mind as you write. Keep up on what is going on within your customers world. Make sure you know what matters to them.
  2. Timely – Make sure your content is relevant to the customers interest at the moment. Are there industry changes? Tech advances? New science? What is moving and shaking in your clients world?
  3. Valuable – Give your customers value. Make sure it is information they can use. If the content provides value they will spend more time reading your post. Give practical tips, advice, statistics or how to guides to keep your customers reading.

So don’t worry about the new algorithms, just continue doing good marketing and they will work for you and not against you.